Wise words for anyone that is in the business of creation.
“Things that are easy to use survive, regardless of what is fashionable, and people want to use them forever,” Yanagi said in a 2002 Japan Times article. “But if things are created merely for a passing vogue and not for a purpose, people soon get bored with them and throw them away.
“The fundamental problem,”he added, “is that many products are created to be sold, not used.” — Sori Yanagi
“Things that are easy to use survive…
Great insight into the man that is Tom Ford.
Tom Ford: Visionary
Look past the fashion-industry required nonsense talk, and I think you’ll find an interesting a very smart man in Tom Ford. I certainly found this hour-long special from the Oprah network worth my time.
Rooted in 17th century recipes blending kingly frankincense and myrrh, Armenia Papers have served as a time-tested means of extending the warm aromas of the holiday through the long winter for more than 400 years. Simply light one end and blow out the flame—its accordion fold will waft the perfumed smoke and effectively deodorize the immediate surroundings in just a few minutes.
via Cool Hunting
Take a peek at how one of the most historic luggage manufacturers make their cases.
Great photographic concept executed really well. I’ve only included two of my usuals but click through the link below to see a few others as well.
This project is way outside what I normally shoot, I decided I wanted to try my hand a photos that were less about the lighting and the action and more focused on the design and small details. I had an awesome time shooting the project and I already have 8 more cocktails in mind.
I would love to know what you all think, especially since this series is way outside my comfort zone
Working on an anchor design for a tattoo at the moment and this gets me excited.
Click through for the full list and article. It should come as no surprise that there are some hits and some misses on that list.
Beautiful colour combinations.
via Introducing Mr. Bentley<
Below are a few shots that I took at a pre-Christmas HB event that I attended. It was a great night out and it was nice to be able to meet other similar minded men in Melbourne. More photos after the break.